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Mels Diner

) #4 of 46 Restaurants in Fremont $$ - $$$ American,
120 Cathy Ave, Fremont, NE 68025-9006
+1 402-721-9779
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
120 Cathy Ave, Fremont, NE 68025-9006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in here for lunch - nice little retro style diner you use to see in 50's - waitress greeted me and show me to a booth - she took my drink order (soda)and gave me a menu - i checked out the specials on...More

Thank Grover74
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food was real reasonable in price. The quantity of food you get is absolutely amazing. Great place for a quick cheap meal with the family that's not fast food.

Thank Edith W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great little place for a unique dining experience. Great breakfast, lunch and super meals. Homecooking lots made from scratch. Know the owner he's been making great meals for 30+ years. Make sure and order homemade pork tenderloin sandwich they are the best or and fresh...More

Thank Roxanne K
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

On the last day of our trip we had breakfast at Mel's Diner Hollywood. It was to be our last meal in the USA before heading back to Australia. Even though it was some what expensive $75USD for 2 Adults & 2 Kids. This was...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Service was great and was impressed with the food. The waitress was informative and if she didn't know an answer she found it out for us. My son debated on the chicken tender basket or dinner and so glad we went with the basket... was...More

Thank A_VanAuken
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Worse meal ever. The chic. fried stk. was tasteless, small and tough, and full of grizzle. Eggs were cold, pancakes cold, Mel's famous potatoes weren't cooked. was bad service, sat us in back and forgot we were even there, for about 15 or so minutes....More

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 1 December 2016

After reading the reviews, I decided to try Mels Diner when traveling through Fremont, Nebraska. Ick. The waitresses were friendly and helpful to the truck drivers from the truck stop next door, but I sat at my table, ignored for over 5 minutes before the...More

2  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and a lot of it. If you like biscuits and gravy, Mel's Diner is the place to go. Huge biscuit and lots of good gravy.

Thank Lori J
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Huge handmade tenderloins and handcut french fries make this a great stop. Their chicken salad is also very good. They serve breakfast all day. Their pies and cakes are homemade too. It looks like a 50's diner inside and out.

Thank Terry J
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Cute interior and food was good, but certainly nothing special. Salad was iceberg lettuce and servings were large. Prices were reasonable and food was solid, but nothing extraordinary.

Thank Sarahut
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Does Mel's have a party room or place enough to accommodate a large party, possibly about 40 people?
16 May 2016|
Response from olroyw | Reviewed this property |
There is a room that is partially separate that may accomodate a group that size.. I would think you would have to contact Mel's directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Cathy Ave, Fremont, NE 68025-9006
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 402-721-9779
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